Dawn break

P.C :- Butterfly on Asters by Lisa Smith Nelson

moonlight kissing dawn,
and feeling alive once more,
beginnings take flight,
ashes of despair withers,
fluttering wings blossoms bright .

Poetry form :- Tanka ( 5/7/5/7/7 syllables)

Acknowledgements :- Thank you Colleen. M. Chesebro for hosting Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge # 252 and thank you Lisa for selecting the picture. The picture above is the prompt for this week. I’d also like to thank Sangeetha from Mindfills for her tanka which has partially inspired my tanka, you may read her wonderful tanka here. Thank you all for stopping by and reading.


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  1. Lovely and airy – you’ve captured the breathless feeling, that slight “dizziness” – just before one lifts off – into “light” – that sensation of shedding (or trying to) of despair; it’s that “wobbles moment” – when the brain teases and is chirruping, the negative trying to weigh down – but whether it’s the heart, spirit or soul that calls out, perhaps in a whisper, and wins ….. this is what I feel and sense when I read your tanka …. well done!

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